A Guide to Lavapiés: Madrid’s Coolest Barrio

Barrio de Lavapiés

It’s easy to hop on a flight to Madrid, check off the main sites like the Palacio Real and Plaza Mayor, head on a day trip to Toledo or Segovia, and call it visited in two or three days. However, there is so much more to Spain’s lively and dynamic capital than the well-trodden stops that adorn many visitor’s Madrid bucket lists. So, if you’re curious to step a bit … Read More

The Perfect 2 or 3 Days in Seville Itinerary

southern Spain itinerary

Known for its complex history, beautiful architecture, and perennial sunshine, the Andalucían capital of Seville is one of Spain’s premier destinations for tourists. There is a lot that Seville has going for it including some amazing historical sites, a vibrant food and bar scene, and a rich flamenco history that can keep you occupied for weeks. However, if you are visiting Seville as a weekend away or as part of … Read More

The Ultimate 2 Days in Madrid Itinerary

2 days in Madrid

As one of the most dynamic capitals in Europe, Madrid has become an increasingly popular city-break destination for those looking to get a lot of Spanish culture in a short period of time. For years, the idea of spending 2 days in Madrid has been sadly overlooked in lieu of longer trips to Spain’s perennially sunny Costa del Sol or the Canary or Balearic Islands. However, being the third-largest city … Read More

Is Madrid Expensive? A Madrid Living Cost Guide

2 days in Madrid

Spain’s dynamic capital of Madrid is one of the most lively and vibrant cities to visit in all of Europe. Though many visitors only spend a couple of days in the Spanish capital, visiting the main sites like the Prado Museum and the Mercado de San Miguel, others are immediately taken by the energy of the EU’s third-largest city and never want to leave. If you’ve found yourself in the … Read More